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of public comment. four of the 11 supervisors voted in favor of mirkarimi keeping his job as sheriff. jane kim is one of them. she calls mirkarimi's act horrific, bruising his wife's arm on new year's eve. it happened days before he was officially sworn into office. >> we had to make an absolutely clear bright line rule as to how you can determine official misconduct in the future because if you aren't able to do that, then you don't set up a clear and predictable rule for future mayors. >> reporter: mayor lee avoided talking to cameras this morning but said, "the board decisions returns a convicted domestic batterer to lead the sheriff's office and i am concerned about our city's nationally recognized domestic violence program." >> we have work to do and that we both need to rise above the politics and get the job done. >> reporter: a majority of the supervisors, seven, did vote in favor of mirkarimi's removal, including scott weiner. >> you're convicted of domestic violence, you shouldn't be the chief elected law enforcement officer in san francisco. and so i felt very strongly about tha
but could be facing a new recall threat. one supervisor who voted to reinstate the embattled sheriff, jane kim, told the "chronicle" she would support a recall effort against mirkarimi. she say she voted out of concern it would set a precedent about what constitutes official misconduct. meantime san francisco's d.a. is asking mirkarimi to recuse himself from certain cases. >> we're questioning his ability to deal with domestic violence matters during the period of time where he is on probation for committing the same type of crime. >> seven members of the 11 board members voted to remove mirkarimi. but he needed nine votes. mirkarimi pleaded guilty in march to misdemeanor false imprisonment stemming from an argument before he took office that left his wife's arm bruised. >>> about 20 protestors are in hot water after clashing with police in san francisco. the protests began yesterday afternoon as a group called "homes not jails" marched down 18th street and broke in a vacant building on castro street. police eventually stormed the building and arrested the people inside. the protests he co
: you saw supervisor jane kim there struggling to explain her vote. this afternoon, she put out a tweet saying that in fact, if there were a recall election, she would support the recall of mirkarimi but dana, she says she did not support the vote to put him out of office. a lot of explaining going on back here at city hall. >> in this cash-strapped city at this time, a recall election would cost a lot of money. a lot of money and time has been spent on this already. >> reporter: that said, there are a lot people upset, domestic violence community said don't be surprised if somebody picks up the ball and runs with th joe vazquez, thank you. >>> a rare thunderstorm warning for parts of the south bay earlier this afternoon. some neighborhoods still getting wet. roberta gonzales tracking it all on hi-def doppler. roberta. >> good evening. all of the activity to the south of the san jose area gilroy with reported hail in that particular neighborhood as well. and this is our very latest live high-def doppler radar. you see the yellow, that's a heavy downpour that's now occurring between hol
:11. san francisco's embattled sheriff is back at work but his job is still far from secure. jane kim a member of the board of supervisors voted to reinstate ross mirkarimi. she told the "chronicle" newspaper she would support a recall effort against him. kim says she voted out of concern it would set a precedent about what constitutes official misconduct. 7 of the 11 supervisors voted to remove mirkarimi. nine votes were needed to remove him. mirkarimi pleaded guilty in march to misdemeanor false imprisonment stemming from an argument before he took office that left of his wife's arm bruised. >>> time now 5:11. not a suitable babysitter. what a new report says about toddlers and tv. >> will life find a way? scientists weigh in on the possibility of real life jurassic park, coming your way. >> the surprise visiters that sent a washington school into lockdown. ,,,, at the guaranteed's lowest price.attresses plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ time.. >>> here we go
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